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Mariah Carey Is Back and Pettier Than Ever

Well get the eff out, Mariah Carey is back in business. The legend has released the first bit of music off her upcoming album out this year — her first under her own record label, now that she’s also managed by Jay-Z’s Roc Nation — an...

American Horror Story: Apocalypse Recap: No Whimpers, All Bangs

Everyone knows that this season of American Horror Story is supposed to be a crossover between ****** House and Coven? Then why didn’t I see even one witch? Where was Connie Britton having *** with a *** gimp and Dylan McDermott’s imp...

The Problem With ‘Reimagining’ Lizzie Borden

It’s been 126 years since someone took an ax and gave Andrew and Abby Borden 29 whacks with it — and we’re still talking about whether or not that someone was Lizzie Borden. “Why a 19th Century Axe ****** Still Fascinates Us,” wr...

In Conversation: Emma Thompson

“The way in which I frame my past,” says Emma Thompson, sitting in her cool Manhattan hotel room on a sweltering late-summer day, “is always changing.” And yet some things stay the same. The poise, intelligence, and warmth of the Brit...